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Celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2018-2019, 18th Street Arts Center is one of the top 20 artist residency programs in the US, and the largest in Southern California. Conceived as a radical think tank in the shape of an artist community, 18th Street supports artists from around the globe to imagine, research, and develop significant, meaningful new artworks and share them with the public to foster radical imagination, empathy, and positive social change.

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Marcus Kuiland-Nazario | Crafternoon Workshop

August 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Marcus Kuiland-Nazario | Crafternoon Workshop Friday August 23 | 7-9 PM Downtown Santa Monica| Fridays With Family Third Street Promenade | The Experiment Stage *on Wilshire Blvd., north of Arizona Ave Spend Friday nights on the Third Street Promenade with…

THE WINTER OFFICE, Re-wildering holographic weeds, 2019. Courtesy of the artists.

The Winter Office | COAST Bicycle Decorating Workshop

August 29 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The Winter Office | COAST Bicycle Decorating Workshop Thursday, August 29, 2019 | 3-5 PM Main Gallery | 1639 18th Street Group bike ride to 3026 Airport Avenue at 5 PM Decorate your bicycle for the upcoming COAST Festival in…

The Winter Office | Exhibition Reception | #SYNCHRONICITY| The Social Territories of a Warming World

August 29 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

THE WINTER OFFICE: #SYNCHRONICITY The Social Territories of a Warming World Exhibition | August 12 - September 14, 2019 Exhibition Reception | Thursday, August 29, 2019 | 6-8 PM Airport Gallery | 3026 Airport Avenue Transformations Exhibition| August 29 -…

Pearl C. Hsiung, The Softest Thing, 2012. 3:32 minutes. Video and sound. Courtesy of the artist.

An Evening of Art & Celebration at 18th Street | Video Screening, Artist Open Studios, & Celebrating 40 Years of EZTV

September 14 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

AN EVENING OF ART & CELEBRATION AT 18TH STREET: VIDEO SCREENING, ARTIST OPEN STUDIOS, AND CELEBRATING 40 YEARS OF EZTV Saturday, September 14, 2019 Artist Open Studios   | 5 – 7 PM | Campus-wide | 1639 18th Street Video…

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